Android smartphone satellites in space. We kid you not: NASA launched three souped up Google Nexus One PhoneSats nto orbit. Madison Andrews reports.
NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here’s the sun in three years in three minutes — the video. Here’s how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
Click here to view NASA’s news conference regarding the Kepler space telescope’s latest discovery of three potentially habitable planets — exoplanets in habitable zones — in two newly discovered planetary systems. The three planets are closer to Earth’s size and cllme than others so far discovered. Scientists discovered seven new exoplanets in all today. Developing. […]
The IBM 360 is 50 today. A dual IBM 360 Model 75 installation controlled spacecraft at NASA until 1981. NASA remembers. Here are some cool tech details.
Here’s where and how to vote for names in the new Pluto Moons naming contest by Seti. Deadline is coming up. See if you can think out of the box — our site will — and come up with non-traditional names for the write-in ballot. I’m thinking Steve and Steve. Or Google and Apple, names […]
It’s called the Long Night’s Moon — the last full moon of 2012. .But it won’t excuse your nutty behavior. Here’s a great video debunking such mythology. Great video and info curated from space.com and @DavidSkyBrody. Howl if you want to, though.
Here’s the live feed of the International Space Station crew return of three members of its current expedition 33/34. The returning crew members include commander Sunita Williams. She handed over control to astronaut Kevin Ford. Check out the live feed and the growing photo gallery here.
Scientists have located an enormous, Earth like exoplanet — it’s at just the right distance from its star that it could support life we know it. Could it have life on there? Could Scientists are calling the giant plant orbiting dwarf star HD 40307 — about 44 light years away — a potentially habitable super-Earth. […]
Vint Cerf, developer of the IP protocol, created the BP protocol driving the DTN protocol behind the Interplanetary Internet. Here’s how BP differs from TCP/IP and why the Internet will benefit from developments of the Interplanetary Internet, all in the news now. Deep tech dive. Happy weekend!
Must see video: a stunning 90-second video of the story of Earth. There’s amazing footage from several documentaries and films about the origin of our planet and species.